People in the Humanities Council

Directors and Chairs

Leora Batnitzky

Director, Program in Judaic Studies; Ronald O. Perelman Professor of Jewish Studies; Professor of Religion

Andrew Cole

Director, Gauss Seminars in Criticism; Professor of English

Adam Elga

Director, Professor of Philosophy; Director, Program in Linguistics

Michael Gordin

Director, Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts; Rosengarten Professor of Modern and Contemporary History; Professor of History

Anthony Grafton

Director, Program in European Cultural Studies; Henry Putnam University Professor of History

Wendy Heller

Director, Program in Italian Studies; Chair, Department of Music; Scheide Professor of Music History; Professor of Music

Martha Himmelfarb

Director, Program in Judaic Studies; William H. Danforth Professor of Religion

Alison Isenberg

Co-Director, Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities; Professor of History

Martin Kern

Director, Comparative Antiquity Initiative; Chair, Department of East Asian Studies; Joanna and Greg Zeluck '84 P13 P18 Professor in Asian Studies; Professor of East Asian Studies

Simon Morrison

Director, Fund for Canadian Studies; Professor of Music

Alan Patten

Howard Harrison and Gabrielle Snyder Beck Professor of Politics; Chair, Department of Politics

Gideon Rosen

Director, Program in Linguistics, Stuart Professor of Philosophy

Michael Smith

Chair, Committee for Film Studies; Professor of Philosophy; Acting Director, University Center for Human Values, 2020-21

Nigel Smith

Chair, Committee on Renaissance and Early Modern Studies; William and Annie S. Paton Foundation Professor of Ancient and Modern Literature; Professor of English

Joe Stephens

Director, Program in Journalism; Ferris Professor of Journalism in Residence

Christy Wampole

Director, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities; Behrman Faculty Fellow in the Humanities; Associate Professor of French and Italian

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